Shel Silverstein

(September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999 / Chicago/ Illinois)

Shel Silverstein Poems

201. Bear In There 4/6/2010
202. Boa Constrictor 4/6/2010
203. How Many, How Much 4/7/2010
204. Jimmy Jet And His Tv Set 4/7/2010
205. Sarah Cynthia Slyvia Stout Would Not Take The Garbage Out 4/7/2010
206. Eight Balloons 4/7/2010
207. One Inch Tall 4/7/2010
208. Somebody Has To 4/7/2010
209. Beans Taste Fine 4/6/2010
210. No Difference 4/7/2010
211. If The World Was Crazy 4/7/2010
212. Snowball 4/7/2010
213. 100,000 Pennies 4/6/2010
214. All The Time In The World 4/6/2010
215. Colors 4/6/2010
216. Ations 4/6/2010
217. 25 Minutes To Go 4/6/2010
218. Crowded Tub 1/1/2004
219. A Light In The Attic 4/6/2010
220. A Boy Named Sue 4/6/2010
221. Smart 4/7/2010
222. The Giving Tree 4/7/2010
223. Where The Sidewalk Ends 4/7/2010

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    There is a lot to be said for this poem.

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    I kind of liked this one. And understood it as well.

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  • Delores Westbrook (7/14/2020 6:28:00 PM)

    maybe I need explore more with poetry.

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    I guess there's just some poems I'll never really get into.

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Best Poem of Shel Silverstein

A Boy Named Sue

Well, my daddy left home when I was three,
and he didn't leave much to Ma and me,
just this old guitar and a bottle of booze.
Now I don't blame him because he run and hid,
but the meanest thing that he ever did was
before he left he went and named me Sue.

Well, he must have thought it was quite a joke,
and it got lots of laughs from a lot of folks,
it seems I had to fight my whole life through.
Some gal would giggle and I'd get red
and some guy would laugh and I'd bust his head,
I tell you, life ain't easy for a boy named Sue.

Well, I grew up quick ...

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100,000 Pennies

I broke into the bank on Sunday,
You should see the money I got.
I couldn't drag it home 'til Monday,
'Cause it sure weighed an awful lot.

Then I sat down to count it,
And much to my surprise,
A whole lotta little brown, little round coins,
Rolled out before my eyes